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  • Death and Croissants: The most hilarious murder mystery since Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club

    by Ian Moore ...
    Book 1 - A Follet Valley Mystery
    Richard is a middle-aged Englishman who runs a B&B in the fictional Val de Follet in the Loire Valley. Nothing ever happens to Richard, and really that’s the way he likes it.One day, however, one of his older guests disappears, leaving behind a bloody handprint on the wallpaper. Another guest, the exotic Valérie, persuades a reluctant Richard to join her in investigating the disappearance.Richard ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • A Year in Provence

    by Peter Mayle ...
    The bestselling, much-loved classic account of an English couple escaping to enjoy the fruits of French rural summer living - an irresistible feast of humour and heart.Peter Mayle and his wife did what most of us only imagine doing when they made their long-cherished dream of a life abroad a reality: throwing caution to the wind, they bought a glorious two hundred year-old farmhouse in the Lubéron ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Devil's Cave

    Fear and superstition stalk Bruno as he grapples with his latest case

    by Martin Walker ...
    Book 5 - The Dordogne Mysteries
    Bruno investigates when a body is found floating in the river showing marks of Satanism. France's favourite cop must track down a murderer while quelling his town's superstitious fears.'A HERO FOR OUR TROUBLED TIMES' DAILY MAIL'RICH ON LOCAL COLOUR' THE TIMES'WALKER'S FINEST YET' ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLYIt is springtime in France's Périgord, a time of beauty and calm. ... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Pardon My French

    How a Grumpy American Fell in Love with France

    by Allen Johnson ...
    To make a friend is a joy. To make a friend in another country is a wonderment-a small miracle. Pardon My French follows the lives of an American couple who have embraced a daunting mission: Not to be spectators in France, but to be absorbed by France.Amidst the minefields of linguistic faux pas, the perplexities of French gestures, the exquisite and often exotic cuisine, and the splendor of ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • (Not Quite) Mastering the Art of French Living

    WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLEREvery year upon arriving in Plobien, the small Breton town where he spends his summers, American writer Mark Greenside picks back up where he left off with his faux-pas–filled Francophile life. Mellowed and humbled, but not daunted (OK, slightly daunted), he faces imminent concerns: What does he cook for a French person? Who has the right-of-way when entering or ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Thirty Days in Paris

    The gorgeously escapist, romantic and uplifting new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author

    THE STUNNING AND ROMANTIC NEW NOVEL FROM SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR VERONICA HENRY - PRE-ORDER NOW!'Magical, romantic, fantastique' MILLY JOHNSON'A perfect Parisian fantasy every woman will love' KATIE FFORDE'Wow, wow, WOW. Her best and most perfect book yet. I adored every word. Sublime, as always' JILL MANSELL'The perfect weekend read. I was so cap... ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Julie & Julia

    My Year of Cooking Dangerously

    by Julie Powell ...
    The story of the culinary blogging sensation that inspired the hit film, starring Stanley Tucci, Amy Adams and Meryl StreepJulie Powell's life is passing her by. By day, she answers unpleasant calls in a job she hates. By night, she weeps on the way back to her tiny apartment, grabbing items from the Korean grocery store on the corner to make for dinner.But one evening, through mascara-smudged ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Toujours Provence

    by Peter Mayle ...
    A second idyllic helping of rural life in France from the bestselling author of the classic A YEAR IN PROVENCE.Skulking through customs with a suitcase full of truffles, toads singing the Marseillaise, taking pastis lessons and finding gold at the bottom of the garden, you might think there is little time left for pleasures of the table.TOUJOURS PROVENCE proves that while you might not be able to ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Encore Provence

    by Peter Mayle ...
    The third spellbinding volume in the series begun by A Year in Provence, ENCORE PROVENCE continues the account of an English couple's life abroad.Among other curiosities, explore a school for noses in Haute Provence, the mysterious death of an oversexed butcher, the quest for the finest bouillabaisse and an assortment of the characters who lie in wait in bars and on boules courts. And, of course, ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Jacques Pépin New Complete Techniques

    The “concise, informative, indispensable” work by the grand master of cooking skills and methods—now completely revised and updated (Anthony Bourdain).For decades, Jacques Pépin has set the standard for culinary greatness and mastery of French cuisine—ever since his seminal works on kitchen how-tos, La Méthode and La Technique, hit the shelves in the seventies. Now Pépin revisits the works that ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • I'll Never Be French (no matter what I do)

    Living in a Small Village in Brittany

    In a story that stands above the throngs of travel memoirs, full of gorgeous descriptions of Brittany and at times hysterical encounters with the locals, Mark Greenside describes his initially reluctant travels in this "heartwarming story" (San Francisco Chronicle) where he discovers a second life.When Mark Greenside—a native New Yorker living in California, political lefty, writer, and lifelong ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • French Country Cooking

    Authentic Recipes from Every Region

    Translated by Jeannette Seaver ...
    Here are 180 recipes of traditional French appetizers, entrees, and desserts that members of the French National Assembly, representing the myriad regions of their native country, have decided to share with the world. From a challenging slow-cooked hare recipe that predates the French Revolution to the simplest bread, The Cuisine of the French Republic is both wittily political and warmly personal ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Breakfast in Burgundy

    A Hungry Irishman in the Belly of France

    by Raymond Blake ...
    Laced with compelling writing about French food and its ways, Breakfast in Burgundy is part travel memoir, part foodie detective story, and part love song to Raymond’s adopted home. This book tells the story of the Blakes’ decision to buy a house in Burgundy. Raymond describes the moments of despair-such as the water leak that cost a fortune-and the fantastic times too.Blake has admitted to being ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Le French Oven

    The author of French Comfort Food presents an array of authentic recipes using the cocotte—French cuisine’s answers to the Dutch oven.Cast iron pots have been a mainstay of French cuisine for generations. In Le French Oven, Hillary Davis shares her love for this traditional cookware and the many delectable French foods that can be made with it. Using various techniques such as braising, stewing, ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Mastering the Art of French Eating

    From Paris Bistros to Farmhouse Kitchens, Lessons in Food and Love

    by Ann Mah ...
    The memoir of a young diplomat’s wife who must reinvent her dream of living in Paris—one dish at a timeWhen journalist Ann Mah’s diplomat husband is given a three-year assignment in Paris, Ann is overjoyed. A lifelong foodie and Francophile, she immediately begins plotting gastronomic adventures à deux. Then her husband is called away to Iraq on a year-long post—alone. Suddenly, Ann’s vision of a ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Note-by-Note Cooking

    The Future of Food

    by Hervé This ...
    series Arts and Traditions of the Table Perspectives on Culinary History
    A renowned chemist and cooking pioneer breaks down the properties and benefits of cooking with molecular gastronomy.1-Octen-3-ol, which has a scent of wild mushrooms; limonene, a colorless liquid hydrocarbon that has the smell of citrus; sotolon, whose fragrance at high concentrations resembles curry and at low concentrations, maple syrup or sugar; tyrosine, an odorless but flavorful amino acid ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Clotilde's Edible Adventures in Paris

    Clotilde Dusoulier, a native Parisian and passionate explorer of the city’s food scene, has won a tremendous following online with her insider reports and wonderful recipes on her blog, chocolateandzucchinidotcom. Her book, Chocolate and Zucchini, introduced her to a wider, equally enthusiastic audience.Now in Clotilde’s Edible Adventures in Paris, Clotilde reveals her all-time favorite food ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • One More Croissant for the Road

    ‘Joyful, life-affirming, greedy. I loved it’ – DIANA HENRY‘Whether you are an avid cyclist, a Francophile, a greedy gut, or simply an appreciator of impeccable writing – this book will get you hooked’ – YOTAM OTTOLENGHIThe nation’s ‘taster in chief’ cycles 2,300 km across France in search of the definitive versions of classic French dishes.A green bike drunkenly weaves its way up a cratered hill ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $10.99 AUD

  • The Little Paris Kitchen

    Classic French recipes with a fresh and fun approach

    by Rachel Khoo ...
    Rachel Khoo cooks up a storm from her tiny Parisian kitchen, bringing the magic of France into our homes.The 'little kitchen' concept might be a considerable hindrance to most chefs, but Khoo has made the most of it' New York Times'The fabulous fairy godmother of French cuisine' Easy LivingRachel Khoo was determined to get to grips with French cooking, so to learn more she moved to Paris, not ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Poulets & Légumes

    My Favorite Chicken and Vegetable Recipes

    From the world-renowned chef, a must-have collection of everyday and elegant chicken and vegetable recipes—illustrated with his own paintings.The legendary James Beard Award-winning cooking teacher whom GQ calls “the most impactful living chef in America” shares his favorite chicken and vegetable recipes from a half-century career spanning two continents. Some, like Poulet à la Crème and Baker’s ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • My Paris Kitchen

    Recipes and Stories [A Cookbook]

    A collection of stories and 100 sweet and savory French-inspired recipes from popular food blogger David Lebovitz, reflecting the way Parisians eat today and featuring lush photography taken around Paris and in David's Parisian kitchen.In 2004, David Lebovitz packed up his most treasured cookbooks, a well-worn cast-iron skillet, and his laptop and moved to Paris. In that time, the culinary culture ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • My Little French Kitchen

    Over 100 recipes from the mountains, market squares and shores of France

    by Rachel Khoo ...
    Rachel Khoo follows The Little Paris Kitchen with The Little French Kitchen, bringing her modern twists to classic recipes from around the country.**Rachel Khoo became an overnight sensation when her first book The Little Paris Kitchen and BBC2 television series launched last year. Coveting her Parisian lifestyle, fashion sense and, more importantly, her accessible, delicious recipes cooked up in ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • L'Appart

    The Delights and Disasters of Making My Paris Home

    Bestselling author and world-renowned chef David Lebovitz continues to mine the rich subject of his evolving ex-Pat life in Paris, using his perplexing experiences in apartment renovation as a launching point for stories about French culture, food, and what it means to revamp one's life. Includes dozens of new recipes.When David Lebovitz began the project of updating his apartment in his adopted ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Remembrance of Things Paris

    Sixty Years of Writing from Gourmet

    series Modern Library Food
    A glorious, edible tour of Paris through six decades of writing from Gourmet magazine, edited and introduced by Ruth ReichlFor sixty years the best food writers have been sending dispatches from Paris to Gourmet. Collected here for the first time, their essays create a unique and timeless portrait of the world capital of love and food. When the book begins, just after the war, we are in a hungry ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD